Throughout 2020, despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, 5G rollouts have continued at an impressive pace around the world. Now, in 2021, 5G is maturing in both Eastern and Western markets, with industry discussions around the new technology going beyond the consumer market, with much more emphasis on its potential impact for enterprises.
Indeed, it is the increasing digitalisation of industries across the world, in part accelerated by the pandemic, that is becoming a major driving force for network transformation. In a recent panel hosted by Total Telecom, Huawei’s Chief Architect of Network Transformation at Huawei Carrier Business Group, Andy Li explained how it is enterprise applications for 5G, not the traditional consumer market, that holds the greatest opportunity for operators.
“We are seeing more and more digital applications in traditional industries, such as 5G factories and 5G ports”, explained Li. “The customer is changing, and the service type is also changing. The application scenarios are changing too…
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